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Tavern Takeovers | 25th Anniversary

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Celebrate our 25th anniversary this year with one-night-only specials from Gramercy Tavern alums from across the world! Join us in the Tavern every Monday throughout the Summer as we welcome past team members back into the kitchen and behind the bar bringing together GT past and present.

Tavern Takeover specials will be available in the Tavern on Mondays starting at 5pm, no reservations needed.  

Here's who will be stopping by:

August 20 (Tuesday)
Melih Demirel
Executive Chef, Frankie Instanbul | Istanbul, Turkey

August 26
John Hall
Executive Chef, Post Office Pies | Birmingham, AL

August 27 (Tuesday)
Louis Bayla
Chef de Cuisine, Little Park

September 9
Mark Rosati
Culinary Director, Shake Shack

September 16
Evan Tessler
Sous Chef, Manhatta

September 17 (Tuesday)
Micah Fredman

September 23
Jonathan Benno
Executive Chef, Leonelli

September 30 
Howard Kalachnikoff
Former Chef de Cuisine
Rafiq Salim
Sous Chef, Gramercy Tavern

October 7th
Marco Canora
Chef and Owner, Hearth & Brodo

October 14
Tomer Blechman
Executive Chef, Miss Ada

October 21
Ashley Rath
Executive Chef, LaLou

October 28
John Patterson
Executive Chef, Shelburne Farms | Shelburne, VT
Kim DiPalo
COO Drive Change

November 4
Gregory Marchand
Executive Chef, Frenchie | Paris, France

November 11
Bret Lunsford
Culinary Director, Blue Smoke
Christine Lisa
Daily Provisions

Stay tuned to our Instagram Stories for more details!

Past Takeovers: 

June 3
Isabella Fitzgerald
Beverage Manager, Kawi

June 10
Nick Anderer
Founding Executive Chef of Maialino & Marta

June 17
Joe Tarasco
Director of Operations, Marta, Maialino, Caffe Marchio, and Vini e Fritti

June 24
Lena Ciardullo
Executive Chef, Marta

July 1 
John Tilles
Executive Sous Chef, Pasquale Jones
Liz Fayad
NY Sales Manager for José Pastor Selections

July 8
Suzanne Cupps
Executive Chef, Untitled

July 12 (Friday)
Andrew Fortgang
Co-Owner and Wine Director of Le Pigeon and Little Bird Bistro | Portland, OR

July 15 
Geoff Lazlo
Owner & Executive Chef, Geoff Lazlo Food - Boutique Catering & Events

July 22
Jonas Offenbach
Executive Sous Chef, Momofuku KO

July 29
Jason Pfeifer
Executive Chef, Manhatta

August 5
Saman Javid

August 12
Arun Gupta
Executive Chef, DOSA | San Francisco, CA

August 19
Paul Grieco
Owner, Terroir

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